Statoil ASA (STO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2014

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Statoil ASA ( STO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.137469 per share. Shareholders who purchased STO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -2.06% decrease from the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of STO was $31.17, representing a -1.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.58 and a 55.69% increase over the 52 week low of $20.02.

STO is a part of the Energy sector, which includes companies such as Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) and Chevron Corporation ( CVX ). STO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.97. Zacks Investment Research reports STO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.2%, compared to an industry average of 6.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to STO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have STO as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DEF with an increase of 8.56% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of STO at 1.09%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: STO , XOM , CVX , DEF

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